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HPCwire Reveals the 2013 People to Watch

Friday, January 25, 2013
LLNL’s Dona Crawford was named by HPCwire as one of the individuals expected to impact and influence the future of HPC in 2013 and beyond.

Dealing with Data Overload in the Scientific Realm

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Novel algorithms and computational methods developed at Livermore help researchers who deal with data overload in diverse fields.

New Supercomputers Can Simulate Beating Heart at Cellular Level

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
LLNL scientists use a supercomputer to mimic a beating human heart, a technology that may one day revolutionize how drugs for the heart are created.

Sharing Seismic High Performance Computing Expertise with Academia

Friday, December 7, 2012
Laboratory researchers and university scientists gathered recently at a LLNL-hosted workshop for advancing seismology and geodynamics through HPC.

DOE Labs Set Records with IBM Blue Gene/Q

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Two teams of DOE scientists have, for the first time, exceeded a sustained performance level of 10 petaflops on LLNL’s Sequoia supercomputer.

Bug Repellent for Supercomputers Proves Effective

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
LLNL researchers have used STAT, a highly scalable, lightweight tool, to debug a program running more than one million MPI processes.

Industrial Partners Praise LLNL’s Computer Strengths

Friday, November 9, 2012
Visiting industrial research managers spoke out about how LLNL’s computing skills and resources promise to transform their businesses.

Early Science Runs Prepare LLNL's Sequoia for National Security Missions

Friday, November 9, 2012
Researchers from NNSA’s three nuclear weapons laboratories are testing Sequoia’s power and versatility by running unclassified science codes.

Sequoia Supercomputer Earns Popular Mechanics 2012 Breakthrough Award

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
LLNL’s Sequoia supercomputer was recognized as one of the 10 top “world-changing” innovations in 2012.

Simulation and Precision Engineering Lead to Extraordinary Results in Experiment

Thursday, November 1, 2012
At Livermore, a significant subscale integrated weapons experiment was designed using an advanced, three-dimensional supercomputer software code.